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What You Missed in the News: April 27 – May 4

Our Top Stories this week include Harry’s Shaving, Raptors Lint Rollers, the inaugural edition of the Love Jewce, and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: May 4th, 2014 in News » World

It was a good week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of our top stories for the week of April 27th, containing our most read, most interesting, and most talked about material focusing on a range of topics that include news, culture, business, technology, politics and more.

10 Notable Righteous Gentiles

In honor of Yom HaShoah, we pay tribute to those individuals declared by Yad Vashem as ‘The Righteous Among the Nations’

Breakthrough Jew – Billy Eichner

‘Billy on the Street’s’ Billy Eichner is often described as a “lunatic”, but in the insanely crazy funny sense.

Startup Club: Harry’s

Tired of spending top dollar on shaving refills? Harry’s quality men shaving products offer an exceptional shave at a fraction of the price

Jewish Hall of Fame: Peter Carl Goldmark

Goldmark is the inventor of the 33 1/2 phonogram record otherwise known as the LP

Drake Inspires Toronto Raptors Official Lint Rollers

The NBA team rolled out custom lint rollers ahead of Game 5 on Wednesday

Torah Sells for $3.87 Million, Breaks Records

Printed in 15th century Bologna, three bidders tried to outdo each other in a bid to own the rare Biblical text

Indiegogo Project Needs Your Help to Save Italian Synagogue

With ‘Felice Nel Box’, Jewish-Italian filmmaker Ghila Valabrega hopes to tell her family’s history and save a UNESCO heritage synagogue

Shalom, Cyprus: A Jewish Culture Guide

In 2005, the first permanent synagogue was established on Cyprus, when Rabbi Arie Zeev Raskin set up a Chabad House in Larnaca.

The Love Jewce: Swipe Left If You’re Not Jewish

Follow Andria, our resident dating/love columnist, on her adventures as a single Jewish girl in the city

The Nosh Pit – Gourmet Sandwich Recipes

From savory to sweet, check out these delicious kosher sandwich recipes!

Yom HaZikaron: Israeli Families Discuss What it Means to Lose a Soldier, a Son, a Sibling

Family members recall the devastating hardships and ongoing turmoil of losing a family member to war

Jewish Man High-Fives New Yorkers Hailing Cabs in Hilarious Video Jewish Man High-Fives New Yorkers Hailing Cabs in Hilarious Video TrendingU.S. Senate Candidate's Campaign Slogan: "With Jews We Lose" U.S. Senate Candidate’s Campaign Slogan: "With Jews We Lose" TrendingMayor of Sderot Pays a Visit to UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Mayor of Sderot Pays a Visit to UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Trending
 

The Ten Best Deli’s in North America

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
The Ten Best Deli's in North America

Got a hankering for a smoked meat sandwich? Look no further

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New Study Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Harmful For Diabetics

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
New Study Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Harmful For Diabetics

A new study From Israel cautions diabetics to think twice about sugar substitutes

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Daniel Radcliffe Repays His Debt to Irish Football Team Two Years Later

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Daniel Radcliffe Repays His Debt to Irish Football Team Two Years Later

‘The F Word’ star paid back the cab fare he borrowed while partying with the team.

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Seth Rogen Teams Up With Adam McKay and Ben Schwartz For New Film

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Seth Rogen Teams Up With Adam McKay and Ben Schwartz For New Film

The ‘This Is The End’ star will also be producing.

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Joan Rivers Writes Forward For New Jewish Cookbook

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Joan Rivers Writes Forward For New Jewish Cookbook

The comedian contributed some Jewish jokes and sentiments for ‘Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food’

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Robert Downey Jr. To Be Honored At Britannia Awards

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Robert Downey Jr. To Be Honored At Britannia Awards

The ‘Iron Man’ star will be joined by Mark Ruffalo, Judi Dench, Emma Watson, and others

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James Franco Says ‘Alien’ From ‘Spring Breakers’ is Most Relatable Character

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
James Franco Says ‘Alien’ From ‘Spring Breakers’ is Most Relatable Character

The actor thinks that he’s very similar to the corn-rowed, gun-toting character from Harmony Korine’s film.

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Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

Two of Israel’s most renown Kosher chefs explore biblical foods in the City of David

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